Average Bench: 44.9% (904th of 1058)

Based on 7,322 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB averaged 55.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 427MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB is 30.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 65.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,322 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 427 461
162 Write 311 390
69.2 Mixed 228 317
25.7 SusWrite 91.8 262
58.7% 265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.3 4K Read 18.9 23.1
0.4 4K Write 27.8 44.9
1.2 4K Mixed 15.1 19.7
62.7% 20.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
71.5 DQ Read 111 120
7 DQ Write 65.7 94.8
1.6 DQ Mixed 36.7 44.3
41.2% 71.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 18 13 101 3.9 6.8 MB/s
Read 442
Write 293
Mixed 129
SusWrite 29.6
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 17.6
73% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 95.6
DQ Write 71.9
DQ Mixed 44.3
44% 70.6 MB/s
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 22 59 180 182 233 MB/s
Read 321
Write 156
Mixed 144
SusWrite 122
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 13.1
58% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 54
DQ Mixed 0.8
23% 56.4 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: UC1700RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 27 240 67 3.5 214 MB/s
Read 370
Write 303
Mixed 250
SusWrite 140
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 9.8
42% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 94.4
DQ Mixed 42.3
49% 85.8 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: UC1700RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 267 249 4.7 4.7 78 MB/s
Read 348
Write 321
Mixed 254
SusWrite 149
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 9.2
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 9.7
41% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 96.7
DQ Mixed 42.4
50% 86.8 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 76 98 3.7 4.9 29 MB/s
Read 430
Write 356
Mixed 229
SusWrite 46.2
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 18.7
62% 15.9 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: UC1700RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 262 25 3.2 144 4.7 MB/s
Read 351
Write 292
Mixed 250
SusWrite 128
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 27.6
4K Mixed 9.7
40% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 42.1
49% 85.8 MB/s
377GB free
Firmware: UC1700RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 28 187 71 3.5 33 MB/s
Read 353
Write 298
Mixed 247
SusWrite 107
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 9.7
39% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 42.4
50% 87.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,815 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480 GB 480GB Builds (Compare 93,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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